By Sacha Delfosse

Rydges South Bank Brisbane has unveiled a new bar and restaurant called Bacchus targeted at foodies and wine enthusiasts as well as party goers.

"The idea behind Bacchus is really an offering that presents the best of everything. Our sommeliers are developing an extensive wine menu to compliment our Mediterranean menu," said Rydges general manager, Patrick Lonergan.

"We are quietly confident that these elements, combined with the pool bar experience, cabanas and resident DJ's will give people everything they want out of a venue."  [continues below]

The venue's boutique interiors, designed by Tracy Beckmann, emulate the chic restaurant and bars found at some of the most impressive boutique hotels found in South Beach, California and NYC.

The fit-out includes beautiful Italian sheer draperies, a custom Capiz Shell chandelier and an assortment of beautiful dining chairs and settees throughout, as well as a centrepiece four and a half metre long onyx marble dining table.

Executive Chef Dominic Rose has created a Mediterranean inspired menu while Kal Moore, formerly from The Laneway and Canvas, has taken on the role of head bartender.

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